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rim offset ???

Postby Richie O » Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:37 pm

Ok so I am old and can't remember anything. What do I need for offset and such for my 92 w250. I have a few sets of 17 inch tires around so I guess it would make sense to get some new rims for the working dodge. I am after some of the American Racing outlaw II aluminum rims. I don't want rims that hang out to far, or hit the brakes.
1989 W250 727, 3.07 L/S, S300, P/S Intercooler, Stans exaust, Pump adjustments, 127k miles,297 hp
1993 W250 extended cab, rag, 4.10 l/s, 6x16's, HTT 62/71/14 piston l/p, Isspro EV series tach, fuel pressure, boost, oil pres, water temp, volt, pryo, 132k/ 301 hp
1992 W250 with NV4500, 3.54's, 16cm 60mm GDS H1C, ground stock cone, Isspro tach, pryo, boost, fuel pressure, slow, rusty, dented,180k
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Re: rim offset ???

Postby RedRam » Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:44 pm

I don't think that you have to worry about the brakes clearing too much with 17's. Can't go wrong with a 4.5" backspace on a 8" rim. Tires shouldn't rub if not too wide (or tall).
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Postby thrashingcows » Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:52 pm

I measured the back spacing on a couple rims some time ago. Believe 1st Gen's rims are about 4.25", and 2nd Gen rims are 4".
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Re: rim offset ???

Postby Richie O » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:54 pm

1989 W250 727, 3.07 L/S, S300, P/S Intercooler, Stans exaust, Pump adjustments, 127k miles,297 hp
1993 W250 extended cab, rag, 4.10 l/s, 6x16's, HTT 62/71/14 piston l/p, Isspro EV series tach, fuel pressure, boost, oil pres, water temp, volt, pryo, 132k/ 301 hp
1992 W250 with NV4500, 3.54's, 16cm 60mm GDS H1C, ground stock cone, Isspro tach, pryo, boost, fuel pressure, slow, rusty, dented,180k
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Postby PToombs » Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:18 pm

Those look good Rich, how much they run you? I got a set from Jon and had to polish the crap out of them, but they look pretty good now.
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Postby Richie O » Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:02 am

$144.00 and free shipping from Jegs. Click on the link in the above post and those are the ones I got. I went with 17's because I had a almost new set of take offs from my ton truck.
1989 W250 727, 3.07 L/S, S300, P/S Intercooler, Stans exaust, Pump adjustments, 127k miles,297 hp
1993 W250 extended cab, rag, 4.10 l/s, 6x16's, HTT 62/71/14 piston l/p, Isspro EV series tach, fuel pressure, boost, oil pres, water temp, volt, pryo, 132k/ 301 hp
1992 W250 with NV4500, 3.54's, 16cm 60mm GDS H1C, ground stock cone, Isspro tach, pryo, boost, fuel pressure, slow, rusty, dented,180k
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Postby PToombs » Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:35 pm

I didn't see the link before, I just looked at the rims. :lol: I had to stick with 16's because I wanted to swap my tires over. Should have gone with all new everything because the tires are pretty worn now. Sometimes it gets expensive being cheap!
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Postby Richie O » Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:45 pm

PToombs wrote:I didn't see the link before, I just looked at the rims. :lol: I had to stick with 16's because I wanted to swap my tires over. Should have gone with all new everything because the tires are pretty worn now. Sometimes it gets expensive being cheap!


I never learn either. Cheap doesn't always work well, but I still try.
1989 W250 727, 3.07 L/S, S300, P/S Intercooler, Stans exaust, Pump adjustments, 127k miles,297 hp
1993 W250 extended cab, rag, 4.10 l/s, 6x16's, HTT 62/71/14 piston l/p, Isspro EV series tach, fuel pressure, boost, oil pres, water temp, volt, pryo, 132k/ 301 hp
1992 W250 with NV4500, 3.54's, 16cm 60mm GDS H1C, ground stock cone, Isspro tach, pryo, boost, fuel pressure, slow, rusty, dented,180k
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Postby PToombs » Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:04 pm

Yup, me too! :thumright:
Like the leaf vac thing, I can buy a trailer one for 600 or so, but to save money I got a small one with casters that bolts to the tractor, and isn't big enough. Now I went from a 3 hp to 6 hp engine, rebuilt my yard cart to take the blower on the tongue of it, and it still isn't ready to use, plus the money I have into it. :roll:
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Postby bensol64 » Tue May 01, 2018 8:13 pm

Nice wheels! I prefer 16x8 also because it allows me to fit wider tires without major modifications. I run BFGoodrich tires All Terrain T/A in 235/85R16 and I'm planning to go bigger next time.
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Postby erroljon » Thu May 03, 2018 12:04 am

Not a bad choice either.
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Postby Richie O » Fri May 04, 2018 5:36 pm

Huh, maybe a couple bots above?????? :roll: BC, what ya think???
1989 W250 727, 3.07 L/S, S300, P/S Intercooler, Stans exaust, Pump adjustments, 127k miles,297 hp
1993 W250 extended cab, rag, 4.10 l/s, 6x16's, HTT 62/71/14 piston l/p, Isspro EV series tach, fuel pressure, boost, oil pres, water temp, volt, pryo, 132k/ 301 hp
1992 W250 with NV4500, 3.54's, 16cm 60mm GDS H1C, ground stock cone, Isspro tach, pryo, boost, fuel pressure, slow, rusty, dented,180k
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